Volunteer holding phone using Nature's Calendar website to record tree leaves
Jul 08 2021

How will this year’s cold spring impact wildlife during autumn?

After two years of noticeably warm, early springs, 2021 has been rather a contrast. From a dry April to the deluges of May, it's been a tricky time for wildlife. Learn how this year's cold spring will impact wildlife during autumn. https://naturescalendar.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2021/cold-wet-spring-of-2021/ Judith Garforth Citizen Science Officer - Nature's...

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UK map of swifts arriving back in the UK after migration
May 21 2021

Are swifts late in 2021?

Have you been looking skyward for the first glimpse of a swift swooping by? These summertime icons delight us with their aerial acrobatics as they return from Africa to breed in the UK. Looking back at 20 years of Nature's Calendar 'first recorded' sightings we would...

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Feb 13 2020

Did you know?  Coed Maesmelin Woods (Neath) is unique for being the only site in Wales to be home to rare Blue Ground Bettle.

Sadly, populations of the Blue Ground Beetle (pictured) have significantly dropped in the last decade as a result of the continual loss of ancient woodlands in the UK and Europe.   [caption id="attachment_15789" align="aligncenter" width="176"] Carabus IntricatusImage: U.Schmidt, 2008[/caption]   However, recently the team at Coed Cadw were greeted...

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